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Board: Chronic Fatigue 01-18-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,552
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: sleeping my life away because of no energy. Can you help?

Wow, its been years since that post. I would love to tell you i found my issue, but i havent. The medical community has failed me. I have exhausted all means of finding a reason why. 9 years i...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 05-08-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Strange and severe fatigue without other symptoms

Atypical Depression!

The DSM-IV-TR defines Atypical Depression as a subtype of Major Depressive Disorder with Atypical Features, characterized by:

a) Mood reactivity (i.e., mood brightens in...
Board: Men's Health 09-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,992
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Low testosterone, now what?

Boscot is about the only guy I've seen on here with good advice and responds. Not saying there aren't more, but they're few and far between
Board: Men's Health 08-26-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Low free T, less manliness problems.

Well, take what I say as only a possibility. I'm not a doctor, nor should what I say be taken as medical advice. I encourage you to beat this down with your doctor(s)

As for the cortisol test,...
Board: Men's Health 08-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Testosterone Results?

My thought is that your doctor is an idiot. Find another one. Get another test done, make sure it's before 9am. You need to do multiple tests over the course of a month or two. Test moves up and...
Board: Men's Health 08-22-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Thinking of taking a test booster but im young.

At your age, Yes, do everything you can to first find out why your test is so low. Your level are the same as mine, and I'm 30. However, that being said, I too am EXHAUSTED ALL THE TIME and wear...
Board: Men's Health 08-22-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Low free T, less manliness problems.

For your age, your levels look pretty awesome.

If I'm reading these correctly...

Total T: 630.32 ng/dL (Ref range: 241.00 - 827.00)

Free T: 18.43 pg/mL (Ref range: 3.84 - 34.17)

Is...
Board: Men's Health 08-21-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: 21 yr old low testosterone! Help

I've been diagnosed as primary (nothing from FSH/LH).

Did you have sleepiness/fatigue as a symptoms prior to treatment?
Board: Men's Health 08-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,716
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: 21 yr old low testosterone! Help

Awesome advice!

Boscot, did you try Clomid or HCG before? I did that and it did nothing to my low T, it actually lowered it (went from 280 down to 190, frees are almost at 0).

Doc is now...
Board: Men's Health 08-20-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Low free T, less manliness problems.

I agree. Your high E2 is likely causing your limp issues.

Your totals look fine, to me. Frees, I cannot really tell with those labs.

Having your age as well as time of day this lab was...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 08-20-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,432
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: High Rt3 suffering hypo symptoms

Hey man... we talked last year. We had almost the SAME issue. I finally figured out what was causing mine, Low testosterone. You need to find a doctor that is a urologist and have him test your...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 05-17-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: The big T3/RT3 question

Forget the RT3 problem. I chased this for far to long. You will find people on some websites telling you that this is a problem and you need to take T3 only and drop the T4. Then, you will find...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-10-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Metal taste in mouth...

Negative. No drugs or supplements. This has been going on for almost a year, now. I can't figure it out
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 05-10-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Metal taste in mouth...

Anyone else with GERD/Acid Reflux have this?

Years ago I had GERD BAD. I was on prescription Prevacid for years and finally one day decided to see how I would do without it. Here and there I...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 05-09-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Reverse T3 and gaining weight

I have honestly given up. After 6+ years of this and doctors having no idea what is wrong with me, unwilling to just try me on medications for **** and giggles... I'm left with nothing further to do...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 05-07-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,349
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Reverse T3 and gaining weight

I believe you are way too fixated on your RT3 issue. You simply cannot believe everything you read online. I have had MUCH higher RT3 than yours (it actually states HIGH on the lab results) for...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 04-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Not sure how much more I can take...

I've come to the conclusion that this is going to be with me for life. That there is no reason, cause, or resolution for why I wake up exhausted every day. Why I walk through a fog every day and...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-17-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Possible Hyperparathyroidism?

Hmmmm, well I'm no doctor but it sounds like it might be. Google parathyroid. you'll find the website I posted, but the admins removed it. Everything you want to know about this stuff is on there.
Board: Thyroid Disorders 04-16-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Possible Hyperparathyroidism?

Honestly, probably not.

Serum calcium is what most doctors look at when it comes to a parathyroid tumor. Serum calcium moves up and down all the time. Mine has been between 9.3 and 10.0 and...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 04-16-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,549
Posted By AlwaysTired247
re: Bedridden with SEVERE CFS. Looking for help in recovery

Any place that charges you $6,000 up front before even starting treatment and asks that you pay over $500 for supplements should be avoided.

I understand what some are trying to do with these...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-10-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Excessive daytime sleepiness anyone ??

There are quite a few CNS type medications out there. I replied to another post of yours a second ago, but I will in here as well.

Concerta and Focalin XR are pretty popular. There is always...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-10-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,289
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Generic Provigil

OUCH!!

I feel for you!

Have you been able to try any other types of stimulants? Concerta or Focalin XR, perhaps? Provigil is different from these two... hell, concerta is different from...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-09-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Lunesta takers...

How long after starting Lunesta did you start noticing the difference?? I'm not talking about how long it took for the meds to kick it, but rather... the reasoning for you taking it in the first...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-09-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,839
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Light sleepers and daytime sleepiness

Well for the first time in almost 7 years, I had the best 3 nights sleep!! With... Lunesta! I took 2mg's the first two nights and 3mgs last night. My GF came home after working a really late...
Board: Sleep Disorders 04-05-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,839
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Light sleepers and daytime sleepiness

After some prolonged periods of stress my sleep has become extremely light. Causing me to wake during sleep from noises, temp changes and sometimes i will have anxiety and racing thoughts. This I...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 04-02-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,536
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Chronic fatigue is destroying my life... help!

unfortuneately, Fatigue/Sleepiness/Exhaustion/Feeling Run down is a symptom of MANY things.

CFS is usually a last line "I don't know what is wrong with you" diagnosis.

I would advise you...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 03-27-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,522
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Can't wake up early--lots of fatigue

First off... try not to freak out. Anxiety will just make this worse. Now, as a current suffer of 6 and a half years of excessive daytime sleepiness (which can be different from fatigue) I will...
Board: Depression 03-20-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Atypical Depression

Well, I started Bupropion from Actavis. I did 150mgs for 1 week, then 300mgs for the next 2 weeks. I felt nothing at all and my doctor didn't like how I could feel it dumping in my system. I did...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 03-20-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,628
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: I Have Felt Tired for Years!

It's possible you could be experiencing what I am, which is Atypical Depression. Do a few searches online for Atypical Depression and see what you think.

Like you, when my exhaustion started, I...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 03-16-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,079
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Day 4 on Nuvigil

This is WONDERFUL news!

Honestly, I'm looking into provigil/nuvigil as my last hope. After over 6 years of complete exhaustion I need a light at the end of the tunnel or something to help me a...
Board: Chronic Fatigue 03-16-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,552
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: sleeping my life away because of no energy. Can you help?

I feel your pain. My fatigue started when I was 23, and I'm now 29 going on 30. I can tell you that it's important to exhaust all resources that you can to find an answer, however starting with a...
Board: Depression 02-22-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,416
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Wellbutrin is perfect... except for anxiety, any thoughts?

I hope you have discussed this with your doctor. Wellbutrin (Bupropion) is a NDRI. It effects norepinephrine and dopamine, not serotonin. You can take Wellbutrin with another drug, as I do. I...
Board: Depression 02-15-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,942
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Exhausted (tired) from depression

So, I just went to a new Pdoc, today.

Turns out what I was on before was NOT welbutrin, but Burpropion. My doctor said there is a very big different between the two and while some respond to it,...
Board: Depression 02-01-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,942
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Exhausted (tired) from depression

Well... it's hard to say.

My fatigue/exhaustion I feel fuels my depression. There are times when I'm really happy and enjoying life, yet do not feel well rested.

No, there has not been a...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-31-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

Hey all!

Well, my latest saliva test came in, today!

Looks like I don't have adrenal fatigue anymore! :)

Morning 6.9 (Range 3.7-9.5)
Noon 1.7 (Range 1.2-3.0)
Evening 1.7 (Range 0.6-1.9)...
Board: Depression 01-31-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,942
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Exhausted (tired) from depression

Flamesabers

Thanks for your response, man!

Well, I have been on Wellbutrin. 150mg, I believer. Never felt any different.

That's the thing that has me wondering if this is depression,...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-31-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,189
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Secondary Hypothyroid- Very Scared Any Insight is very much appreciated

+1 for what Reece said!

I'm wondering what your doctor said about this.
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-30-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Armour: not all symptoms relieved. Anyone??

Hey,

How have you been feeling?

I know everyone is different, but I'm just curious to see where your labs are now, where they were at 60mgs and where they were before hand (if you have...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-27-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: I saw an Endo Today

Hmmm... my heart goes out to you, man! Losing a best friend is horrible!

As far goes as the thyroid thing, there are far more informed people on here to help you with that but I will go as far...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-27-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Week 8 on Levo

Good luck, man!!

Feeling like this and having those types of lab results definitely suck!!

Let us know things go!
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-26-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,650
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Adrenal Fatigue ?s

Well, your saliva panel def screams adrenal issues fatigue. Personally, I wouldn't read into the whole "stage 1 and stage 2... blah blah" I personally think many ND's try to make $$ off this. If...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-26-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

That's a very good analogy! I like that, and it makes sense. Sad that it takes that long. I'm sure everyone longs to just take one pill and find out a few days later that "It's Working" or "It's...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-26-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

Wow, Sammy!

You're like the female version of me! ;-) I can BARELY get through 40 minutes on an elliptical machine and I use to be able to do an hour after power lifting (before my issues)
...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

Wow!! sammy, I can't believe I missed this post!

So, your lab ARE very close to mine. Perhaps I should ask to be put on Synthroid or another type of T4, instead of Armour?? I've been on a 1/4...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-26-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,650
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Adrenal Fatigue ?s

Hey!

I can tell you, I've been diagnosed with it, but not from any MD. I've taken everything under the sun for it. I did manage to get my saliva results up from severe to moderate. I'm...
Board: Depression 01-23-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,942
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: Exhausted (tired) from depression

Hey man!

Thanks for the response.

In the 6 years I've been going through this, I have been tested for everything under the sun. Including 3 Endo's with extensive thyroid testing. Even when...
Board: Depression 01-22-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,942
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Exhausted (tired) from depression

Anyone here have fatigue from depression? I know there are different types of depression, I'm looking for those that are always tired... can sleep all day long... have a hard time doing anything...
Board: Depression 01-19-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Atypical Depression

I'm looking for those diagnosed with depression, but as an Atypical. If you don't understand what I'm talking about, please google it.

What types of medications have you tried? Were you...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-17-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

Sammy,

You said that your labs looked my like mine. What did it take for you to start feeling better?? I'm currenly on 1/4 grain of Armour. What were you taking and at what dose did you start...
Board: Adrenal Disorders 01-17-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,788
Posted By AlwaysTired247
Re: What do you think? Labs inside...

Hey! :)

Well, I want to hold off on finding another doctor, just yet. This doctor is very savvy, I think. She already prescribed me armour without me asking for it and isn't opposed to the...
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